Serviceline Industrial Sensors
Serviceline Explosion Protection

Control interface unit IC-KP-B6-V15B

  • Max. 4 read/write heads connectable
  • Alternative 2 read/write heads and 2 trigger sensors can be connected
  • LC display with background lightning
  • Direct operation via 4 keys
  • LED status indicator of bus communication and read/write heads

Please note: All product-related documents, such as certificates, declarations of conformity, etc., which were issued prior to the conversion under the name Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH, also apply to Pepperl+Fuchs AG.

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of  IC-KP-B6-V15B

Product Description
Control interface unit IDENTControl
with PROFIBUS DP interface
General specifications
Number of read/write headsmax. 4
alternative 2 read/write heads and 2 trigger sensors
UL File NumberE87056
Indicators/operating means
LEDs 1, 2, 3, 4Status indicator for read/write heads
green: command at read/write head active
yellow: approx. 1 second long, if command was successfully executed
LED PWR/ERRgreen: power on
red: Hardware fault
LED ULgreen: Interface Power ON/OK
LED Bus Errorred: Bus error
LED Data Exchgreen: Slave is at state "Data Exchange"
LED DPV1Yellow: not used
LC displaytwo-line multi-function display with 12 characters per line
configuration of the control interface and display of connected read/write heads as additional pictograms; easy and direct selection of operating commands and addressing
Button4 keys: ESC, up, down and return
Electrical specifications
Rated operating voltage20 ... 30 V DC , PELV
Ripple≤ 10 % at 30 V DC
Current consumption≤ 2 A incl. read/write heads
Power consumption3.5 W Without read/write heads
Galvanic isolationbasic insulation acc. to DIN EN 50178, rated insulation voltage of 50 Veff
Physical RS-485
ProtocolPROFIBUS DP acc. to EN 50170
Transfer rate9.6; 19.2; 93.75; 187.5; 500; 1500 kBit/s
3; 6; 12 Mbit/s self-synchronizing
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUEN 61326-1:2013
Standard conformity
Degree of protectionIEC 60529:2001
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 70 °C (-13 ... 158 °F)
Storage temperature-30 ... 80 °C (-22 ... 176 °F)
Climatic conditionsair humidity max. 96 %
Salt spray resistant to EN 60068-2-52
Shock and impact resistanceOscillation (Sine): 5 g, 10 - 1000 Hz to EN 60068-2-6
Shock (Half-sine): 30 g, 11 ms in accordance with EN 60068-2-27
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP67
ConnectionRead/write heads: shielded, 4-pin, M12 connector
Power supply: M12 connector
Protective earth: M6 earthing screw
PROFIBUS: M12 connector, B-coded
Housingpowder coated aluminum
Installationsnap-on to 35 mm standard rail or screw fixing
Massapprox. 1000 g

Documents: IC-KP-B6-V15B

ManualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Manual Communication IRI/IVI modeENGPDF2721 KB
Manual IC-KP-B6-V15BENGPDF3394 KB
Manual Read / Write Ranges and Passing Speeds RFIDENGPDF3640 KB
Handbuch IC-KP-B6-V15BGERPDF3392 KB
Handbuch Kommunikation IRI/IVI-ModusGERPDF506 KB
Handbuch Schreib- und Leseabstände und Vorbeifahrgeschwindigkeiten RFIDGERPDF3642 KB
Instruction leaflets
Device mounting / GerätemontageALLPDF917 KB
Short instructions, safety information
Quick Start Guide IC-KP-*ENGPDF1019 KB
Kurzanleitung IC-KP-*GERPDF1014 KB

Approvals+Certificates: IC-KP-B6-V15B

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-1845BPDF162 KB
Australia Declaration of ConformityACMA Supplier's declaration of conformityPDF734 KB
Korea Radio ApprovalMSIP-REI-PF1-ICKPB6V15BPDF362 KB
Russia TUV GOST-R101-KC/542PDF90 KB

Software: IC-KP-B6-V15B

DriversRelease InfoFile TypeFile Size
GSD file IC-KP-B6-... / GSD-Datei IC-KP-B6-...11/2005ZIP6 KB

Associated Products: IC-KP-B6-V15B


Connecting cable, M12 to M12, PUR cable 4-pin, shieldedfa

Terminal cable for PROFIBUS with terminal resistorfa

Female cordset, M12, 4-pin, PUR cablefa
Bus cable PROFIBUS, M12 to M12, PUR cablefa
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